“…Henley [gives] the performance of a lifetime on a bare black stage.” – The Arts Desk

“Henley’s performance is exceptional…A gripping performance of a chilling thriller.” – A Younger Theatre

Performing solo, Georgie Henley plays the principal characters with nuance and energy, describing each one with precise mannerisms and an impressively distinct range of vocal qualities.” – The Stage

“Ridley plays with our expectations drawing out the moment of impact almost to breaking point…The result is another stunning showcase for a young actor who commands the stage and leaves the viewer exhausted – in a good way.” – My Theatre Mates

this twisted script and Henley’s gut-wrenching execution are plenty to keep us at home one more night, voraciously glued to the screen” – The Spy in the Stalls

The New York Times Critic’s Pick and Offie OnComm Winner 2021

“Skilfull and riveting.” – The Spectator 

★★★★ “Potter’s performance crackles with intensity, snapping between multiple characters at breakneck speed, mercilessly piercing every line of banal chit-chat with a tirade of caustic asides.” – The Stage

★★★★★ An emotional rollercoaster. Tightly wound, unashamedly relentless. An absolute triumph.Broadway World

“Few plays live streamed under lockdown replicate the immediacy of live theatre, but the ferocity of Joseph Potter’s performance in this one-man show by Philip Ridley makes you feel you’re in the room with him.”  – The Evening Standard

 ★★★★★ “One of those rare and unmissable pieces of theatre that will be talked about for years. Ridley has penned another jewel in the crown of theatre.” – Theatre Weekly 

★★★★★ “Compelling, absorbing, vital, frantic, unmissable.” – Everything Theatre 

★★★★★ “Joseph Potter is exceptional. A triumph.” – The Reviews Hub


“Leaves our hairs on end” – The Guardian

“I’m constantly on the edge of throwing my hands in the air and saying I never want to see another online monologue in my life. Then a show comes along to change my mind” – Lyn Gardner

“Sublime storytelling” – Aleks Sierz

★★★★ “Powerfully haunting” – The Upcoming

★★★★ “Gloriously surreal” – The Arts Desk